Product Development Scientist

San Bernardino, CA

Post Date: 08/03/2018 Job ID: 331.18KO Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Pay Rate: 60,000 - 80,000

Product Development Scientist

The Product Development Scientist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for formulating and producing solid dose nutraceuticals with a primary focus on 2-piece capsules
  • Will assist manufacturing as needed to address operational issues
  • Develop new tablet and hard gelatin capsule formulations of Vitamin/Mineral Supplements as needed to support business growth while maintaining compliance with company’s SOPs and industry regulations
  • Evaluate alternate and new raw materials to assess morphology, physical characteristics, stability and feasibility of use in manufacturing to include appropriate reports and assessments as needed
  • Provide technical support and leadership to Manufacturing in scaling up lab bench and feasibility experiment to pilot and production scale
  • Provide scientific input as needed for Marketing, Label Compliance, Quality, and Purchasing
  • Write product development proposals and reports including risk assessments and ASL reports as needed
  • Propose corrective action plans to remedy actual or potential quality issues
  • Interact with vendors, suppliers, and technical personnel in order to solve issues or discuss potential new business applications
  • Help address rework issues with Manufacturing by developing rework procedures that in compliance with cGMP’s as needed
  • Provide support to the Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and all departments as needed
  • Willingness to continue to expand current industry knowledge base by attending seminars, trade shows, and conferences where possible
  • Be the technical R&D approver for company’s Oracle ASL requirements
  • Help address rework issues with Manufacturing by developing rework procedures that in compliance with cGMP’s as needed

**If you’d like to know more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at kosullivan@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s Degree, and/or Pharmaceutical Degree in a science-related field or equivalent experience
  • At least 5+ years of previous experience in Solid Dosage Research and Development or closely related activity
  • Thorough knowledge of tablet and hard gelatin capsule manufacturing and techniques and basic Quality principles
  • Ability to identify root cause(s) of problems, propose effective corrective action plans and ensure effectively execution and follow up
  • Perform literature searches and write reports for formal presentations
  • Good communication, organizational, and computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Able to work overtime and Saturdays when needed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at kosullivan@cps4jobs.com.

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Kristine O'Sullivan
Sr. Partner

The Food and Beverage Division specializes in the placement of technical professionals in the food and beverage industry from entry level to executive level candidates. I have a talented group of recruiters who specifically source Technical Sales Professionals, Scientists, Regulatory Affairs, Scientific Affairs, Executive Technical professionals, Quality Assurance, Product Development, Technical Service, Nutrition, Analytical and Corporate Chefs. We work on both a contingent basis for professional level searches and retained search for executive level searches. CPS, Inc. has been in the talent recruitment business for 40+ years and we recruit nationwide.


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